Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
9 JANUARY 1900

BIRTH

CAMPBELL: At Saltcoats, on the 8th instant, the wife of D. B. Campbell, M.B., C.M.; a daughter.
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GLASGOW HERALD
9 JANUARY 1900

BIRTH

ARNOTT: At Frith View, Saltcoats, on the 7th instant, the wife of H. Arnott; a son.
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GLASGOW HERALD
9 JANUARY 1904

THE ALLEGED CULPABLE HOMICIDE AT SALTCOATS

We understand that Crown Counsel have decided that no proceedings are to be taken against JOHN ANDERSON MARTIN, labourer, Saltcoats, who was examined and committed last Monday on a charge of culpably causing the death of Michael McCue, Miner, Stevenston, on New Year’s night.

Martin will accordingly be liberated.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
9 JANUARY 1908

PETITION FOR CESSIO

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday – before Sheriff Mackenzie – ALEXANDER McINTYRE, joiner, Saltcoats, was examined on a petition for cession at his own instance.

His state of affairs showed his assets to be £27 11s 1d (less preferable claims), and his liabilities £334 3s, leaving a deficiency of £314 5s 8d. In the event of his property being sold, his creditors, would be entitled to any reversion over £850.

The petition was granted, and Mr. James Boyd, Dalry, was appointed trustee.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Fri Jan 10, 2020 9:24 am

GLASGOW HERALD
10 JANUARY 1903

SNOWSTORM

Saltcoats:
The snow is lying in the streets a foot deep, and the drifts are two or three feet. Rain and sleet fell almost continuously during yesterday. The snow has not yet disappeared.

Outdoor work in the district is suspended.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
10 JANUARY 1908

MARRIAGE

MACPHERSON – LOUDON: At 41 Countess Street, Saltcoats, the residence of the bride’s aunt, Mrs. Douglas, on the 8th instant, by the Rev. William McNeill Biggam, Erskine U.F. Church, Saltcoats, John McPherson, overseer, Ingatestone, Essex, to Mary Macdonald, youngest daughter of the late William Loudon, traffic inspector, Glasgow & South-Western Railway, Ardrossan.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sat Jan 11, 2020 9:16 am

GLASGOW HERALD
11 JANUARY 1900

DEATH

PATRICK: At 86 Dockhead Street, Saltcoats, the residence of her son-in-law, on the 10th instant, CATHERINE ADAM, relict of James Patrick, Stobbs, Kilwinning, aged 76 years.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Sun Jan 12, 2020 9:51 am

GLASGOW HERALD
12 JANUARY 1903

SALTCOATS PROPERTY SALES

In the Town Hall, two tenements 30 to 38 Springvale Street, were put up for sale by public roup – lot 1 at £825 and lot 2 at £575. There were no offers and the sale was adjourned.

Mr. W. H. Muir, writer, Saltcoats, was agent, and Mr. J. Alexander, Ardeer Mains, was the auctioneer.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Mon Jan 13, 2020 8:54 am

GLASGOW HERALD
13 JANUARY 1874

THEFT

At Kilmarnock Sheriff Court yesterday, JOHN CAMPBELL, railway porter, Kilbirnie, pleaded guilty to theft, in so far as in October last, having received from William Orr, watchmaker, Saltcoats, a watch in loan, to wear while one which he proposed purchasing was being regulated, he lodged the same in a pawn office.

He was sentenced to 20 days’ imprisonment.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

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GLASGOW HERALD
13 JANUARY 1876

SALTCOATS EAST U.P. CHURCH

The members and adherents of this congregation had a social meeting in the Town Hall on Tuesday evening. The Rev. George Philp, pastor of the church, who presided, delivered an excellent address, in the course of which he referred to the growing prosperity of the congregation.

The report of the session showed that 37 additions had been made to the membership, 13 being received into fellowship for the first time, and 24 by certificate. There had been 28 removals, 5 of which were by death. The number of names on the communion roll was 208.

The treasurer’s report showed that the funds were in a satisfactory state.

Vacancies among the managers, caused by retirement, were filled up.

The Sabbath school report was afterwards read and adopted.

The choir, under the leadership of William McInnes, sang a number of pieces, and several ladies and gentlemen contributed solos.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Tue Jan 14, 2020 9:50 am

GLASGOW HERALD
14 JANUARY 1902

DEATH

MURCHIE: At Nairn, on the 12th instant, Maggie Hendry Murchie, daughter of the late Charles Murchie, Victoria Cottage, Saltcoats.
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Re: Saltcoats - On This Day In History

Post by Penny Tray » Wed Jan 15, 2020 10:07 am

GLASGOW HERALD
15 JANUARY 1903

CHAMBERS FOR THE PARISH COUNCIL

At a meeting of Saltcoats Parish Council it was decided by a majority to erect a house for the inspector in the same building as the Council Chambers.
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